5th South Carolina Cavalry Regiment
Surname R

RADCLIFF (RADCLIFFE), Aaron: 14/DPVT, Barnwell Dist. b. abt. 1835. Residence: Grahams Turnout (Denmark), Barnwell Dist., SC; occupation: farm worker. Enlisted at Binnaker's Bridge, Barnwell Dist., SC, 28 Dec 1861, [age 27]. Discharged for disability, 16 Jan 1862.

(RADCLIFF, H. J. (1843?1865): 17/C, 5/BPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1843. Enlisted at Camp Gist, James Island, SC, 20 Mar 1862, age 19. Granted a 40-day medical furlough at Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA, for intermittent fever, 28 Jul 1864. DOD at Charleston, SC, 22 Jan 1865, and buried there in Magnolia Cemetery.

RADCLIFFE, Aaron M.: 17/C, 5/B, DBN/BPVT, [Charleston Dist.]. Enlisted at Camp Gist, James Island, SC, 15 May 1862. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Last reported present with company, 31 Oct 1864. Paroled at Augusta, GA, 18 May 1865. Living in Bamberg Co., SC, in 1897.

(RADCLIFFE, Daniel Jenkins (1839?1862): 14/DPVT, Barnwell Dist. b. abt. 1839. Enlisted at Binnaker's Bridge, Barnwell Dist., SC, 28 Dec 1861, [age 22]. DOD at home, 23 Sep 1862.

RADCLIFFE, George T.: 1MM/J, 17/C, 5/BPVT, Charleston Dist. Enlisted at Camp Gist, James Island, SC, 20 Mar 1862, [age 22]. Last reported on 30 Jun 1863, as absent on sick furlough until 2 Jul 1863. Apparently trans. to Co. A, 27th SC Infantry, 1 Jul 1863, and detailed to provost guard at Charleston, SC. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 15 Dec 1864. Clerk in Charleston, SC, in 1880.

RADCLIFFE, Owen Riley (18371925): 5/BPVT, Barnwell Dist. b. 13 Nov 1837, Barnwell Dist., SC. Enlisted at Kenansville, NC, 15 Sep 1863, age 25. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Paroled at Augusta, GA, 18 May 1865. Post-war, farmer at Blackville, SC. Applied for a Confederate pension at Springfield, SC, 29 Sep 1919. d. 13 Feb 1925, Aiken Co., SC, m. Margaret Jane HOLMAN.

RAGIN, Charles Christopher: 5/HPVT, Clarendon Dist. b. abt. 1825. Residence: Wright's Bluff, SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 27 Feb 1863, age 38. Last reported as absent with unserviceable horses at Stoney Creek, VA, 31 Oct 1864. Farming in Clarendon Co., SC, in 1870.

RAGIN, D. Lawrence: 5/H, DBN/BPVT, Clarendon Dist. b. abt. 1821. Residence: Friendship, SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 5 Sep 1863, age 41. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Oct 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. d. bef. 1891.

RAGIN, Henry Lawrence (18451906): 14/ACPL, Clarendon, b. 5 Apr 1845, Clarendon Dist., SC. Residence: Friendship, SC. Enlisted at Ashepoo Ferry, SC, 11 Apr 1862, age 16. Previously served in Co. K, 5th SC Infantry, and discharged for underage, 5 Dec 1861. Appt. CPL, 1 Jun 1862. Appt. cadet in SCMA (Citadel), 29 Dec 1862. Later served as 1LT/ACS in 23d SC Infantry. Post-war, changed name to Henry Ragin THOMAS; farmed in Sumter Co., SC, and served on SC Railroad Commission. d. 1906.

RAGIN, John F.: 5/HPVT, Clarendon Dist. b. abt. 1840. 6' 0" tall, fair complexion, grey eyes, dark hair. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 23 Feb 1863. Previously served in Co. C, SC Hampton Legion Infantry. Last reported as granted a 60-day medical furlough at General Hospital, Danville, VA, for ulcer of left ankle, 3 Nov 1864. Post-war, farmer in Clarendon Co., SC. d. bef. 1891.

RAGIN, Rufus A.: 5/HPVT, Clarendon, b. abt. 1836. Residence: Friendship, SC; occupation: medical student. Listed in "Memory Rolls," but only officially recorded service was in Co. C, SC Hampton Legion Infantry. d. bef. 1891.

RANDALL, H. G.: 5/DPVT. Trans. from Co. E, 2d SC Artillery, 12 Jan 1865. Paroled at Augusta, GA, 25 May 1865.

RANTIN, Charles C.: 5/GPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1840. Trans. from Co. A, Manigault's Bn. SC Heavy Artillery, 1 Sep 1863. Reported trans. to Co. F, 2d SC Artillery, 20 Mar 1864, but no record of service in that unit found.

RAVEN, T. G.: 1MM/J, 17/APVT, Charleston Dist. Per "Memory Rolls," served with company in Nov 1861, but no other record of State service found. Served as substitute for C. C. DRAKE in Confederate service, JunJul 1862. d. bef. 1897.

RAWL, David (18211901): 14/CPVT, Lexington Dist. b. 5 Mar 1821, Lexington Dist., SC. Enlisted at Lexington C.H., SC, 18 Dec 1861, age 40. Discharged for overage at end of enlistment, 26 Dec 1862. Post-war, carpenter and millwright in Lexington Co., SC. d. 21 Nov 1901, and buried in Batesburg Cemetery, Batesburg, SC. m. Sarah Emaline CORLEY, 22 Jan 1843. First cousin of Jacob Edwin RAWL.

RAWL, Jacob Edwin (18371879): 5/ICPL, Lexington Dist. b. 6 Jul 1837, Lexington Dist., SC. Enlisted at McClellanville, SC, 7 Sep 1863, age 26. Previously served as 1LT in Co. F, SC Palmetto Sharpshooters. Appt. CPL, 1 Sep 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Per pension records, discharged at Greensboro, NC, in 1865. Post-war, farmer in Lexington Co., SC. d. 19 Aug 1879, and buried at St. John's Lutheran Church, Lexington Co., SC. m. Ann Elizabeth HOOK , 19 Dec 1865; she applied for a Confederate widow's pension at Lexington, SC, 25 Sep 1919. First cousin of David RAWL.

RAYSOR, Benjamin Stokes (18441871): 17/D, 5/CPVT, Colleton Dist. b. 4 Dec 1844, Colleton Dist., SC. Enlisted at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 12 Jun 1862, age 18. Detailed as courier to COL John DUNOVANT. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Post-war, store clerk in Georges Station, SC. d. 19 Apr 1871, Colleton Co., SC. Brother of George Washington RAYSOR. First cousin of Peter Andrew RAYSOR.

(RAYSOR, George Washington (18311907): 1MM/S1SG, 17/D2LT, 5/C2LT, Colleton Dist. b. 1831, Colleton Dist., SC. Entered State service at Pocotaligo, SC, 12 Nov 1861, and appt. 1SG. Discharged, 31 Jan 1862. Enlisted in Confederate service at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 12 Mar 1862, age 30. Appt. 2LT, 2 Apr 1862. Last reported on 30-day medical furlough, beginning 15 Oct 1864. Post-war, lumber dealer in Colleton Co., SC. Signed a pension affidavit for Minerva Ann KOGER at Walterboro, SC, 7 Dec 1903. d. 4 Jul 1907, and buried in Live Oak Cemetery, Walterboro, SC. m. Henrietta MIMS. Brother of Benjamin Stokes RAYSOR. First cousin of Peter Andrew RAYSOR.

RAYSOR, Peter Andrew (18311903): 14/DCPT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 11 Mar 1831, St. Bartholomew's Parish, Colleton Dist., SC. Enlisted at Binnaker's Bridge, Barnwell Dist., SC, 28 Dec 1861, age 31, and appt. 1LT. Appt. CPT, 13 May 1862. Resigned, 26 Aug 1862, having "lost the confidence of his men and officers of his command." Post-war, farmer in Washington Co., TX. d. 11 Sep 1903, and buried in Atkinson's Cemetery, Chappell Hill, Washington Co., TX. m1. Anna M. MILHOUSE, abt. 1858. m2. Adella C. FELDER (sister of Paul Stroman FELDER), 28 Nov 1861. m3. Frances Gilmer BROWNING, 7 Mar 1872. First cousin of Benjamin Stokes and George Wshington RAYSOR.

REAMES, Frederick Spann (18261902): 14/A, 5/HPVT, Sumter Dist. b. 20 Apr 1826, Sumter Dist., SC. Enlisted at Ashepoo Ferry, SC, 14 Apr 1862, age 36. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 2 Nov 1864. Post-war, farmer in Sumter Co., SC. d. 27 Apr 1902, Bishopville, SC. m. Eliza Jane DURANT, 1866. Brother of Lemuel Ira REAMES.

REAMES, Lemuel Ira (18241895): 5/HPVT, Sumter Dist. b. 20 Aug 1824, Sumter Dist., SC. Residence: Sumter, SC. Trans. from 8th SC Reserve Infantry at Pocotaligo, SC, 23 Feb 1863. Admitted to General (Pettigru) Hospital No. 13, Raleigh, NC with chronic diarrhea, 23 Oct 1864. Last reported as returned to duty, 9 Nov 1864. Post-war, farmer in Sumter Co., SC. d. 10 Nov 1895, Sumter, SC. m. Maria Caroline CHANDLER. Brother of Frederick Spann REAMES.

REED, James W. (18271901): 14/DCPT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 14 Jun 1827. Residence: Willow Swamp, SC; occupation: farmer. Organized company and appt. CPT at Binnaker's Bridge, Barnwell Dist., SC, 28 Dec 1861, age 34. Resigned when not reelected at company's reorganization for Confederate service, 13 May 1862, due to his extended absence on sick leave. Post-war, farmer in Orangeburg Co., SC. d. 20 Oct 1901, and buried at Willow Swamp Baptist Church, Norway, SC. m. Ann Rebecca TYLER (sister of Levi Silvester TYLER).

(REED, Oscar John Daly (18401865): 1MM/J, 17/A, 5/DPVT, Charleston Dist. b. 1840, Charleston, SC. 6' 0" tall, fair complexion, dark hair, hazel eyes, occupation: clerk. Entered State service at Charleston, SC, 6 Nov 1861. Reenlisted in Confederate service at Charleston, SC, 17 Feb 1862, age 21. KIA near Bentonville, NC, 20 Mar 1865.

REESE, William P. (18331875): 14/BPVT, 5/ACPL, Orangeburg Dist. b. 24 Jun 1833. Residence: Poplar, SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Orangeburg, SC, 24 Dec 1861, age 29. Appt. CPL, 9 Oct 1864. Admitted to General (Pettigrew) Hospital No. 13, Raleigh, NC, with chronic diarrhea, 23 Oct 1864; returned to duty, 9 Nov 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Per "Memory Rolls," surrendered [at Hillsboro, NC, 27 Apr] 1865. d. 25 Apr 1875, and buried in Bookhart Family Cemetery, Elloree, SC. Brother-in-law of William J. BOOKHART.

(REEVES, Lewis R. (18211864): 17/DPVT, 5/CSGT, Colleton Dist. b. 1821, Cottageville, SC. Residence: Walterboro, SC; occupation: storekeeper. Enlisted at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 29 Oct 1862, age 40. Appt. CPL, 1 Jan 1863. Reported as SGT, 31 Aug 1863. KIA at Wyatt's Farm, VA, 29 Sep 1864. His gravesite is unknown, but his cenotaph is in the Fox Family Cemetery, between Cottageville and Round O, SC. m. Temperance FOX, 24 Dec 1857.

(REID, Andrew, Jr.: 17/C, 5/B, DBN/BPVT, Charleston Dist. Enlisted at Camp Gist, James Island, SC, 20 Mar 1862, age 23. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. WIA (gunshot resulting in amputation of left leg) at Burgess' Mill, VA, 27 Oct 1864. Last reported as granted a 60-day medical furlough at General Hospital, Petersburg, VA, 16 Dec 1864. d. bef. 1897.

RENTZ, Simon Peter: 5/IPVT, Barnwell Dist. b. abt. 1830, Barnwell Dist., SC. Residence: Cooper Branch, SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 9 Mar 1862, age 32. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. d. bef. 1880. m. Jane Elizabeth CARTER, 16 Jan 1851.

REYNOLDS, Edward B. (1835?1900): 17/B, 5/GPVT, Beaufort Dist. b. abt. 1835. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 14 Mar 1862, age 27. Previously served in Fripp's Co., 1st (Martin's) SC Mounted Militia. Detailed as company nurse. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 2 Nov 1864. Post-war, store clerk in Colleton Co., SC. d. 8 Sep 1900. m. Harriet J. REYNOLDS (cousin).

(REYNOLDS, Phillip L. (1846?1865): 1MM/J, 17/A, 5/DPVT, Beaufort Dist. b. abt. 1846, St. Bartholomew's Parish, Colleton Dist., SC. 5' 5" tall, dark complexion, light hair, light eyes, occupation: student. Entered State service at Charleston, SC, 8 Jan 1862. Reenlisted in Confederate service at Charleston, SC, 17 Feb 1862, age 16. DOD (chronic diarrhea) at General (College) Hospital No. 1, Columbia, SC, 27 Mar 1865.

(REYNOLDS, Richard L. (1810?1865?): 1MM/J, 17/A, 5/DPVT, Beaufort Dist. b. abt. 1810. Residence: St. Helena, Island, SC; occupation: planter. Entered State service at Charleston, SC, 8 Jan 1862. Reenlisted in Confederate service at Charleston, SC, 17 Feb 1862, [age 50]. Discharged for disability, 1 Apr 1864. d. abt. 1865. m. Anne Eliza OSWALD.

REYNOLDS, Robert Brodie: 17/APVT, 5/GCPL, Beaufort Dist. b. 2 Feb 1833. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 14 Mar 1862, age 29. Appt. CPL, 18 Sep 1863. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 1 Dec 1864. Farming on St. Helena Island, SC, in 1880. d. bef. 1910, and buried at Bethel Presbyterian Church, Jacksonboro, SC. m. Martha Ann PRITCHARD, 12 Oct 1869.

REYNOLDS, William L.: 14/APVT, Clarendon Dist. b. abt. 1816, VA. 5' 11" tall, dark complexion, black hair, blue eyes, occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, age 46. Discharged for disability (spinal meningitis) at McPhersonville, SC, 30 Apr 1862. Farming at Calvary, SC, in 1880. d. bef. 1891.

REYNOLDS, W. R. F.: HCCPVT, [Union Dist.]. b. abt. 1842. Enlisted at Unionville, SC, 7 Nov 1862, age 20, but never reported for duty. No other record of service found.

(RHAME, Franklin (Francis) M.: 14/AB2LT, 5/H2LT, Clarendon Dist. b. abt. 1841, Residence: Manchester, SC; occupation: clerk. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, age 21. Appt. B2LT, 14 Nov 1862. Appt. 2LT, 24 Jun 1864. WIA (gunshot in left shoulder) at Nance's Shop, VA, 24 Jun 1864. Granted at 30-day medical furlough at General Hospital, Petersburg, VA, 12 Jul 1864. Last reported absent wounded on 31 Dec 1864, with remark that he had applied to be retired from service. Per "Memory Rolls," died several years after the war.

(RHAME, George W.: SJMR, 5/E, DBN/BPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1819. Residence: Black Oak, SC; occupation: planter. Enlisted at Santee, SC, 8 Mar 1862, [age 43]. WIA (gunshot in chin, slight) at Chester Station, VA, 10 May 1864. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Oct 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 1 Dec 1864.

RHAME, Thomas A.: 14/APVT, Clarendon Dist. b. abt. 1815. Residence: Friendship, SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, [age 47]. Discharged for overage at end of enlistment, 1 Jan 1863. Farm worker at Manning, SC, in 1870.

RHETT, Haskell Smith (18181868): 1MM/JPVT, Colleton Dist. b. 13 Nov 1818, Charleston, SC. Residence: St. Bartholomew's Parish, Colleton Dist., SC; occupation: planter. Listed in company records for the period 11 Nov6 Dec 1861, but no other record of service found. d. 29 Jun 1868, Smiley Plantation, Beaufort Co., SC. m. Rebecca Rosa MEANS, 23 Nov 1843. Brother of James Moore RHETT.

RHETT, James Moore (18201888): 1MM/JPVT, Colleton Dist. b. 13 Sep 1820. Residence: St. Bartholomew's Parish, Colleton Dist., SC; occupation: planter. Listed in company records for the period 11 Nov6 Dec 1861, but no other record of service found. Living in Charleston, SC, in 1880. d. 10 Apr 1888. m. Eliza MEANS, 21 Oct 1841. Brother of Haskell Smith RHETT.

RHODE, John Memminger (18451900): 5/CPVT, Colleton Dist. b. 12 Dec 1845, Colleton Dist., SC. Residence: Walterboro, SC. Enlisted at James Island, SC, 20 Dec 1863, age 18. Admitted to General (Pettigrew) Hospital No. 13, Raleigh, NC, with rubeola, 1 Dec 1864. Last reported as returned to duty, 23 Jan 1865. Post-war, farmer in Dorchester Co., SC. d. 27 Sep 1900, and buried in Ackerman Cemetery, Red Oak, Colleton Co., SC. m1. Eliza Hayne ADDISON; m2. Harriet Elizabeth DANDRIDGE.

RHODES, John O.: HCC, 5/K, DBN/BPVT, Union Dist. b. Jun 1845. Enlisted at Unionville, SC, 7 Nov 1862, age 17. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Paroled at Greensboro, NC, [1] May 1865. Farming in Spartanburg Co., SC, in 1910.

RHODES, William David (18451924): 5/HPVT, Sumter Dist. b. 29 Sep 1845, Sumter Dist., SC. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 15 Sep 1863, age 18. Last reported on 31 Oct 1864, as absent on 30-day furlough. Post-war, farmer in Sumter Co., SC. d. 28 May 1924, Sumter Co., SC. m. Mary Elizabeth WHITWORTH, abt. 1868.

RICE, Benjamin Franklin (18301884): 5/IPVT, Barnwell Dist. b. 28 Sep 1830, Williston, SC. Enlisted at Adams Run, SC, 20 Jan 1864, age 33. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. d. 4 Apr 1884, Barnwell, SC. m. Rebecca SAULS, 1856.

RICE, Calvin (18231876): 14/D, 5/I, DBN/BPVT, Barnwell Dist. b. 21 Apr 1823. Enlisted at Binnaker's Bridge, Barnwell Dist., SC, 28 Dec 1861, age 38. Discharged for overage at end of enlistment, Dec 1862. Reenlisted at Adams Run, SC 10 Mar 1864. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 2 Nov 1864. Post-war, farmer at Midway, SC. d. 2 Sep 1876, and buried at Springtown Baptist Church, Bamberg, SC. m. Jane Cornelia STEWART, 1847. Brother of Milford J. RICE.

(RICE, Milford J. (18281890): 14/DSGT, 5/IB2LT, DBN/BB2LT, Barnwell Dist. b. 20 Apr 1828. Enlisted at Binnaker's Bridge, Barnwell Dist., SC, 28 Dec 1861, age 33, and appt. SGT. Appt. B2LT, 30 Jun 1862. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. WIA (gunshot in left shoulder) at Armstrong's Mill, VA, 27 Oct 1864. Trans. from General Hospital, Petersburg, VA, to Columbia, SC, 5 Nov 1864. Last reported as absent wounded, 31 Dec 1864. Post-war, farmer at Midway, SC. d. 1 Jan 1890. m. Rosalie PARLER, abt. 1851. Brother of Calvin RICE.

((RICHARDS, M. G. Berry (18401865): 5/KB2LT, Laurens Dist. b. 1840, Laurens Dist., SC. Residence: Shelton, SC. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 12 Mar 1862, age 22. Appt. B2LT, 30 Jun 1863. DOW at Smithfield, NC, 27 Mar 1865, and buried in Richards Graveyard, Newberry Co., SC. Brother of John C. RICHARDS.

RICHARDS, John C.: 5/KSGT, Union Dist. b. abt. 1837. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 12 Mar 1863, [age 26]. Appt. SGT, 20 Mar 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Farming at Fish Dam, SC, in 1880. d. bef. 1897. Brother of M. G. Berry RICHARDS.

(RICHARDSON, Albert Rhett (18441865): 17/C, 5/B, DBN/BSGT, Beaufort Dist. b. 1844, Brunson, Beaufort Dist., SC. Enlisted at Camp Gist, James Island, SC, 20 Mar 1862, age 19, and appt. SGT. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Reported present with company, 31 Oct 1864. KIA at Lynch's Creek, Darlington Dist., SC, 24 Feb 1865.

RICHARDSON, Charles Manning (18241893): 5/HPVT, Clarendon Dist. Residence: Friendship, SC. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 1 Nov 1863, age 39. Last reported as granted a 60-day medical furlough for debility at General Hospital, Farmville, VA, 21 Jul 1864. Per pension records, discharged from hospital at Columbia, SC, 9 Apr 1865. Post-war, school teacher in Clarendon Co., SC. d. 14 Dec 1893. m. Mary Ann MERCER; she applied for a Confederate widow's pension, 27 Oct 1919.

RICHARDSON, Edward Bee (18461926): 17/C, 5/BPVT, Beaufort Dist. b. 6 May 1846, Beaufort Dist., SC. Enlisted at Camp Gist, James Island, SC, 20 Mar 1862, age 16. Discharged (probably for underage), 15 Aug 1863. Subsequently served in Co. A, 1st (Symons') GA Reserve Infantry. Detailed as scout behind enemy lines in SC, FebMay 1865, and never surrendered. Moved to FL, 20 Jul 1878. Applied for a Confederate pension at Homosassa, FL, 26 Aug 1907. d. 14 Jan 1926, Citrus Co., FL (cancer). m. Helen Stockton WILLARD at Niagara Falls, NY, 24 Jul 1911; she filed for a Confederate widow's pension at Homosassa, FL, 31 Mar 1926.

(RICHARDSON, Jesse Jasper (18431862): 14/DPVT, Barnwell Dist. b. 1843, Barnwell Dist., SC. Enlisted at Binnaker's Bridge, Barnwell Dist., SC, 28 Dec 1861, age 19. KIA at Pocotaligo, SC, 22 Oct 1862.

RICHARDSON, J. T.: 14/D, 5/I, DBN/BPVT, Barnwell Dist. b. abt. 1837. 5' 10" tall, light complexion, light hair, blue eyes, occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Binnaker's Bridge, Barnwell Dist., SC, 28 Dec 1861, age 25. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 1 Dec 1864. Living in 1897.

RICHARDSON, S. C.: 17/C, 5/BPVT, Beaufort Dist. Enlisted at Camp Gist, James Island, SC, 20 Mar 1862. Reported AWOL, 29 Sep 1864. Paroled at Greensboro, NC, [1] May 1865. d. 1880.

RICHBOURG, Robert H.: 14/APVT, [Sumter Dist.]. 5' 4" tall, light complexion, white hair, blue eyes, occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, age 57. Discharged for disability (old age and chronic diarrhea) at Pocotaligo, SC, 30 Apr 1862. Farming in Williamsburg Co., SC, in 1870.

(RICKENBACKER, Jacob D. (18371909): 14/B, 5/APVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. Oct 1837. Joined company at McPhersonville, SC, 20 May 1862, while AWOL from Co. A, 20th AL Infantry. WIA (slightly) at Pocotaligo, SC, 22 Oct 1862. Admitted to General Hospital, Danville, VA, with scabies, 21 Nov 1864. Trans. to General (Pettigrew) Hospital No. 13, Raleigh, NC, 26 Nov 1864. Last reported as returned to duty, 18 Dec 1864. Per "Memory Rolls," surrendered [at Hillsboro, NC, 27 Apr] 1865. Post-war, farmer in Orangeburg Co., SC. d. 1909, AL. Brother of Telefus E. RICKENBACKER.

RICKENBACKER, Telefus E. (18311909): 14/B, 5/APVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 3 Oct 1831. Enlisted at Orangeburg, SC, 24 Dec 1861, age 30. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Per "Memory Rolls," surrendered [at Hillsboro, NC, 27 Apr] 1865. Post-war, farmer in Orangeburg Co., SC. d. 1909. Brother of Jacob D. RICKENBACKER.

RICKENBAKER (RICKENBACKER, RECKENBACKER), Emanuel Josiah (18401934): 14/B, 5/APVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 4 Sep 1840. Enlisted at Orangeburg, SC, 24 Dec 1861, age 22. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Per "Memory Rolls," surrendered [at Hillsboro, NC, 27 Apr] 1865. Post-war, farmer in Calhoun Co., SC. Applied for a Confederate pension at Cameron, SC, 4 Sep 1919. d. 7 Jun 1934, Calhoun Co., SC, and buried at Jericho Methodist Church, near Cameron, SC. m. Elnora SHUMAKER.

RIGBY, Samuel Allen: 14/BCPL, 5/HPVT, Clarendon Dist. b. abt. 1835, NY. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, age 27, and appt. CPL. Detached to Ordnance Dept. at Pocotaligo, SC, 10 Mar 1863. Reduced to PVT, 11 Mar 1863. Last reported as absent detached to Ordnance Dept. at Pocotaligo, SC, 31 Aug 1864. Grocer in Manning, SC, in 1880, and living there in 1891. d. bef. 1910.12

RIGGS, R.: 17/DPVT, [Colleton Dist.]. Signed petition at Chisolmville, SC, 3 Sep 1862, but no other record of service found.

RILEY, William L. W.: 5/IPVT, [Orangeburg Dist.]. b. Apr 1830. 6' 0" tall, dark complexion, dark hair, light eyes, occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Adams Run, SC, 15 Feb 1864, age 33. Trans. to Co. C, 2d SC Artillery, 13 Mar 1864. Lsst reported on 31 Dec 1864, as absent on detached service with QM Dept. at Adams Run, SC. Post-war, farmer in Orangeburg Co., SC. Living in Augusta, GA in 1910.

(RISHER, Benjamin Lafeyette (18261888): 1MM/J, 5/CPVT, Colleton Dist. b. 17 Aug 1826, Colleton Dist., SC. Residence: Walterboro, SC. Performed sentry duty with the company during the period 11 Nov6 Dec 1861, but no other record of State service found. Enlisted in Confederate service at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 12 Feb 1863, age 33. Last reported present, 31 Oct 1864. Per family tradition, he was wounded at Fayetteville, NC, and his wife, oldest son, and a slave brought him home in a wagon. Post-war, farmer in Colleton Co., SC. d. 20 Feb 1888, and buried at Providence Methodist Church, Round O, SC. m. Elizabeth S. RAYSOR, 25 May 1853; she applied for a Confederate widow's pension at Round O, SC, 30 Sep 1919.

RISHER, Tyler Laverne (18431923): 1MM/J[PVT], Colleton Dist. b. 26 Sep 1843, Colleton Dist., SC. Performed sentry duty with the company during the period 11 Nov6 Dec 1861, but no other record of State service found. Apparently detached from Oswald's Co., 1st (Martin's) SC Mounted Militia, and subsequently served in Co. B, 3d SC Cavalry. Last reported on 31 Dec 1864, as absent on horse procurement duty. Post-war, farmer in Colleton Co., SC. d. 29 Apr 1923, and buried at Evergreen Christian Church, near Walterboro, SC. m. Adella Caroline Victoria JORDAN.

(RIVERS, Eugene Washington (18371917): 14/A, 5/H, DBN/BPVT, Sumter Dist. b. 24 May 1837, Sumter Dist., SC. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, age 24. WIA (breast, slightly) at Price's Farm, VA, 29 May 1864. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Oct 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Post-war, farmer in Sumter Co., SC. d. 5 May 1917, Sumter Co., SC. m. Frances Janet GEDDINGS, 2 Dec 1866.

RIVERS, John F. (1841?1896): 17/CPVT, Beaufort Dist. b. abt. 1841. Residence: Whippy Swamp, SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Camp Gist, James Island, SC, 20 Mar 1862, age 21. Trans. to Co. F, 11th SC Infantry, 1 Sep 1862. Paroled at Augusta, GA, 25 May 1865. Post-war, farmer in Hampton Co., SC. d. 1896.

RIVERS, Stiles: SJMR. 5/EPVT, Charleston Dist. b. 1845. Enlisted at Mount Pleasant SC, 2 Mar 1862, age 18. Trans. to Co. L/O, 20th SC Infantry, 26 Feb 1863. Last recorded on payroll, dated 1 Jul 1864. Farming in Berkeley Co., SC, in 1910.

ROBERSON (ROBINSON), Jacob W.: 14/B, 5/ASGT, Orangeburg Dist. Residence: Bull Swamp, SC. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, age 36. Last reported as granted a 60-day medical furlough at General (Pettigrew) Hospital No. 13, Raleigh, NC, for acute diarrhea, 29 Sep 1864.

(ROBERTS, George Elias (18431921): 14/C, 5/FPVT, Lexington Dist. b. 14 Dec 1843, Lexington Dist., SC. Enlisted at McPhersonville, SC, 17 May 1862, age 18. WIA (slightly) in NC, 10 Apr 1865. Per pension records, discharged (i.e., paroled) at Greensboro, NC, [1] May 1865. Post-war, farmer in Lexington Co., SC. Applied for a Confederate pension at Lexington, SC, 19 Apr 1919. d. 2 May 1921, and buried at Providence Lutheran Church, Lexington Co., SC. m. Mary Jane SEAY. Brother of Henry Pickens and John Solomon ROBERTS.

ROBERTS, Henry Pickens (18381920): 14/CSGT, 5/FPVT, Lexington Dist. b. 21 Jul 1838, Lexington Dist., SC. Enlisted at Lexington C.H., SC, 18 Dec 1861, age 23, and appt. SGT. Reduced to PVT at reorganization, 13 May 1862. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Post-war, farmer in Lexington Co., SC. Applied for a Confederate pension at Lexington, SC, 24 Mar 1919. d. 16 Jan 1920, and buried at Providence Lutheran Church, Lexington Co., SC. m. Harriet Eugenia MEETZE. Brother of George Elias and John Solomon ROBERTS.

ROBERTS, John J.: 17/C, 5/BPVT, Beaufort Dist. Enlisted at Camp Gist, James Island, SC, 20 Mar 1862. Paroled at Augusta, GA, 23 May 1865.

ROBERTS, John Solomon ("Sol") (18291913): 14/C, 5/FB2LT, Lexington Dist. b. 7 May 1829, Lexington Dist., SC. Enlisted at Lexington C.H., SC, 18 Dec 1861, age 32. Appt. B2LT, 13 May 1862. Admitted to General Hospital, Danville, VA with abscess of left thigh, 18 Oct 1864. Last reported as returned to duty, 31 Dec 1864. Per "Memory Rolls," paroled at Greensboro, NC, [1] May, 1865. Post-war, farmer at Lexington, SC. d. 25 Jul 1913, and buried at Providence Lutheran Church, Lexington Co., SC. m. Julia Catherine CAUGHMAN, 1856; she applied for a Confederate widow's pension at Lexington, SC, 22 Sep 1919. Brother of George Elias and Henry Pickens ROBERTS.

ROBERTS, William W.: 14/D, 5/IPVT, Sumter Dist. Enlisted at McPhersonville, SC, 30 Jun 1862, as substitute for R. Rutledge DINGLE. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Oct 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 1 Dec 1864. Living in 1897.

ROBERTSON, J. G.: 14/BPVT, [Orangeburg Dist.]. Listed on muster roll, dated 7 Jan 1862, but no further record of service found.

ROBERTSON, William S. B.: HCC, 5/KPVT, [Union Dist.]. b. abt. 1823. Enlisted at Unionville, SC, 7 Nov 1862, age 39. Last reported as granted a furlough on 22 Apr 1863.

ROBINSON, Alexander H.: 17/A, 5/DPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1840. Occupation: clerk. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 17 Feb 1862, age 22. Detached to Commissary of Subsistence Dept. at Charleston, SC, 26 Mar 1864, and last reported in same assignment, 31 Dec 1864. Post-war, naval stores inspector in Charleston, SC. Living in 1897.

ROBINSON (ROBERSON, ROBERTSON), George T.: 14/ACPL, 5/HPVT, Clarendon Dist. b. abt. 1833, NY. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, age 29. Appt. CPL, 1 Jun 1862. Detached to Ordnance Dept. as gunsmith at Pocotaligo, SC, 27 Dec 1862. Reduced to PVT, 1 Feb 1863. Last reported on detached service as above, 31 Aug 1864. Carriage maker in Manning, SC, in 1870. d. bef. 1891, Manning, SC.13

(ROBINSON, John Simons (1838?1862): 1MM/J, 17/APVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1838. 5' 4" tall, fair complexion, light hair, blue eyes, occupation: bookkeeper. Entered State service at Charleston, SC, 30 Jan 1862. Reenlisted in Confederate service at Charleston, SC, 17 Feb 1862, age 23. DOD (heart disease while recovering from a fever) at Green Pond, SC, 19 Oct 1862, and buried in Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, SC, 21 Oct 1862. Son of Susan H. ROBINSON.

ROCHESTER, George Washington (18441906): HCC, 5/KPVT, Union Dist. b. 7 Jan 1844, Unionville, SC. Enlisted at Unionville, SC, 7 Nov 1862, age 17. Last reported as granted a 60-day medical furlough at Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA, for abscess of right leg, 22 Jan 1865. Post-war, farmer in Laurens and Union Cos., SC. d. 24 Apr 1906, Jonesville, SC. m1. Frances PUCKETT; m2. Elizabeth SANDERS.

RODGERS (ROGERS), G. A.: 14/BPVT. Enlisted at Camp Felder, McPhersonville, SC, 3 Mar 1862, and furnished a substitute (William COLLINS).

(RODGERS, Henry A.: 14/A, 5/H, DBN/BPVT, Sumter Dist. b. abt. 1828. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, age 34. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Oct 1864. Capt. near Columbia, SC, 16 Feb 1865. Sent to Hart Island, NY, and released, 17 Jun 1865.

RODGERS, Henry T.: 14/APVT, Sumter Dist. Listed in "Memory Rolls," but no other record of service found.

RODGERS, James: 5/KPVT. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 17 Feb 1863. Last reported present, 30 Apr 1863.

((RODGERS, Arthur M.: 5/KPVT. Per "Memory Rolls," trans. to [Co. G,] 27th SC Infantry, [11 Feb 1863]. No other record of service in Co. K found. Capt. near Petersburg, VA, 24 Jun 1864, and sent to Elmira, NY. Exchanged, 20 Feb 1865, and died on boat enroute to James River, VA, for release.

RODGERS, Robert M.: 14/A, 5/HPVT, Sumter Dist. b. abt. 1840. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, age 22. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 2 Nov 1864.

RODGERS, Thomas D.: 5/HPVT, Sumter Dist. b. abt. 1835. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, age 27. Last reported as granted a 60-day medical furlough at Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA, for typhoid fever, 22 Aug 1864. d. bef. 1891.

ROOF, Edwin James (18431923): 14/C, 5/F, DBN/BPVT, Lexington Dist. b. 7 Oct 1843. Enlisted at Lexington C.H., SC, 18 Dec 1861, age 21. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 2 Nov 1864. Post-war, farmer in Lexington Co., SC. Applied for a Confederate pension at Sandy Run, SC, 19 Apr 1919. d. 13 Oct 1923, and buried at Sandy Run Lutheran Church, Calhoun Co., SC. m. Ann Elizabeth KYZER, 25 Nov 1869. Brother of Simeon Walter ROOF.

(ROOF, John (18381883): 14/C, 5/FPVT, Lexington Dist. b. 18 Mar 1838. Enlisted at Lexington C.H., SC, 18 Dec 1861, age 23. WIA (flesh wound in thigh) at Drewry's Bluff, VA, 16 May 1864. Retired to Invalid Corps, 18 Oct 1864. Paroled at Augusta, GA, 24 May 1865. Post-war, farmer in Lexington Co., SC. d. 5 May 1883. m. Jane LONG.

(ROOF, John C.: 14/C, 5FPVT, Lexington Dist. b. abt. 1809. Residence: Lexington, SC; occupation: carpenter. Enlisted at McPhersonville, SC, 26 May 1862, [age 53], as substitute for John H. MEETZE. WIA (gunshot in left arm) at Drewry's Bluff, VA, 16 May 1864. Last reported as granted a 60-day medical furlough at Chimborazo Hospital, Richmond, VA, 6 Jun 1864. Carpenter in Lexington, SC, in 1880.

ROOF, Simeon Walter (18411914): 14/C, 5/F, DBN/BPVT, Lexington Dist. b. 12 Sep 1841, Lexington Dist., SC. Enlisted at Lexington C.H., SC, 18 Dec 1861, age 20. Reported in Dismounted, Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Last reported MIA in NC, 6 Mar 1865. Per pension records, discharged at Greensboro, NC, [1] May 1865. d. 14 Jul 1914, and buried at St. David's Lutheran Church, West Columbia, SC. m. Henrietta E. WINGARD, 29 Oct 1868; she applied for a Confederate widow's pension at Lexington, SC, 14 Apr 1919. Brother of Edwin James ROOF.

ROSE, William P.: SJMR, 5/EPVT, Charleston Dist. b. Dec 1847. Residence: Christ Church Parish, Charleston Dist., SC. Enlisted at Santee, SC, 12 Mar 1862, age 15. Trans. to Co. O, 20th SC Infantry, 1 Aug 1863. Last reported present, Feb 1864. May later have served in Co. E, 27th SC Infantry. RR worker in Charleston, SC, in 1910.

ROWE, Ebenezer B. (C. B.): SJMRPVT, [Williamsburg Dist.]. b. abt. 1837. Residence: Murray's Ferry, SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Santee, SC, 12 Apr 1862, age 25, but no further record found in that unit. Subsequently served in Co. D, 4th SC Cavalry, and last reported on 31 Oct 1864, as detached to dismounted battalion of Butler's Brigade.

ROWE, J. E.: 5/IPVT: Enlisted at McClellanville, SC, 7 Sep 1863. No further record of service found.

ROWE, John McCuen (18301882): 14/A, 5/HPVT, Clarendon Dist. b. 4 Oct 1830, Summerton, SC. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, age 31. Detached as gunsmith to Ordnance Dept. at Pocotaligo, SC, 10 Oct 1862. Last reported on 31 Aug 1864, as absent detached. Family records indicate he joined the regiment in VA, and surrendered at Hillsboro, NC, on 27 Apr 1865. Post-war, farmer in Clarendon Co., SC. d. 6 Apr 1882, Summerton, SC, and buried at St. Paul, SC.

ROWELL, B. A. W.: 14/D, 5/IPVT, Barnwell Dist. b. abt. 1844. Enlisted at Binnaker's Bridge, Barnwell Dist., SC, 28 Dec 1861, age 17. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Farming at Bamberg, SC, in 1880. Living in 1897.

ROWELL, James Daniel: 14/D, 5/IPVT, Barnwell Dist. b. 2 Nov 1841. Enlisted at Binnaker's Bridge, Barnwell Dist., SC, 28 Dec 1861, age 20. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Per pension records, discharged in NC, 1865. Applied for a Confederate pension at Denmark, SC, 12 Apr 1919. Farming in Bamberg Co., SC, in 1920.

RUDD, Hiram J. (18451910): 5/G, DBN/BPVT, Charleston Dist. b. 20 Aug 1845. Enlisted at James Island, SC, 23 Sep 1863, age 19. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Oct 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 1 Dec 1864. Post-war, farmer in Berkeley Co., SC. d. 30 Jan 1910, Berkeley Co., SC. m. Ann Christeen WILLIAM.

RUDD, James: 17/BPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1833. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 20 Feb 1862, age 29, and deserted shortly thereafter. Previously served in Earnest's Co., 1st (Martin's) SC Mounted Militia. Appears to have subsequently enlisted in Co. D, PBLA, 15 Mar 1862, and last reported present, 31 Dec 1864.

RUMPH, Archie Washington (18391916): 1MM/S1LT, Colleton Dist. b. 24 Aug 1839. Entered State service at Pocotaligo, SC, 12 Nov 1861, and appt. 1LT. Discharged, 31 Jan 1862. Later served as 1SG in Co. I, 1st SC Cavalry, and last reported present, 31 Dec 1864. Post-war, farmer in Dorchester Co., SC. d. 28 Jul 1916, and buried in Murray Cemetery, near Grover, Dorchester Co., SC.

RUSH, J. L.: 5/A, DBN/BPVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. abt. 1836. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 1 Mar 1863, age 27. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Last reported detailed as nurse at Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA, 25 Jan 1865. Per "Memory Rolls," surrendered [at Hillsboro, NC, 27 Apr] 1865. Farming in Orangeburg Co., SC, in 1880.

RUSH, John R.: 5/A, DBN/BPVT, [Orangeburg Dist.]. b. abt. 1837. Enlisted at Orangeburg, SC, 24 Dec 1861, age 25. Last reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Per "Memory Rolls," surrendered [at Hillsboro, NC, 27 Apr] 1865.

((RUSH, Paul Daniel (18291863): 14/B, 5/A1LT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 1 Jan 1829, Orangeburg Dist., SC. Residence: Poplar, SC; occupation: gunsmith. Enlisted at Orangeburg, SC, 24 Dec 1861, age 33, and appt. 1LT. WIA (slightly) at Pocotaligo, SC, 22 Oct 1862. DOD (typhoid fever) at home in Calhoun, SC, 24 May 1863. m. Mary Ann STROMAN, abt. 1851.

(RUSSELL, Aurelius ("Ril") Amasa (18391864): SJMR, 5/EPVT, Charleston Dist. b. 1837, Russellville, SC. Residence: South Santee Ferry, SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Santee, SC, 17 May 1862, age 25. KIA at Burgess' Mill, VA, 27 Oct 1864. Per family tradition, buried behind a station on the Southside RR, and later reinterred at Russellville Christian Church, Russellville, SC. m. Sarah Jane PURKEY, 1860.

RUSSELL, O. R.: 14/DPVT. Appears on muster roll, dated 30 Jun 1862, but no further record of service found.

RUSSELL, Samuel S.: 5/EPVT, Charleston Dist. Residence: St. Stephens, SC. Enlisted at Adams Run, SC, 1 Jan 1864. Paroled at Greensboro, NC, [1] May 1865.

RUTH, Raymond G. (1846?1890): 5/BPVT, Beaufort Dist. b. abt. 1846. Residence: St. Peter's Parish, Beaufort Dist., SC. Enlisted at Kenansville, NC, 25 Aug 1863, [age 17]. Paroled at Augusta, GA, 25 May 1865. Farming in Hampton Co., SC, in 1880. d. 1890.

((RYAN, Stanmore Butler: 17/A, 5/DPVT, Edgefield Dist. b. Jun 1833. 5' 11" tall, dark complexion, dark hair, blue eyes, occupation: planter. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 26 Feb 1862, age 30. WIA (head, slightly) at Trevilian Station, VA, 12 Jun 1864. Capt. at Killian's Mill near Columbia, SC, 19 Feb 1865. Sent to Hart Island, NY, and released, 16 Jun 1865. Post-war, farmer in Edgefield Co., SC. Living in 1900. m. Unity G. SWEARINGEN, 26 Feb 1856.

RYAN, Thomas E.: 1MM/J, 17/A, 17/DPVT, Charleston Dist. Entered State service at Charleston, SC, 6 Nov 1861, and served until discharged, 16 Nov 1861. Enlisted in Confederate service at Green Pond, SC, 12 Apr 1862. Per "Memory Rolls" and company records, trans. to Co. D, 14 Jul 1862, but no further record of service found. Post-war, cotton packer in Charleston, SC. Living in 1897.

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